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  • Summer Ball Teams

    Summer ball season comes to a close with tournament action held June 30-July 4 for most teams. Girls Junior team members are (Front row, l-r): Lillian Fournier, Brandie Ross, Amanda Reichert, Millenia De La Cerda, Mia Holscher. Back row: Coach Matt Wait...
  • Young golfers take to the course

    College students Emily Carlson and Kaitie Meyer spent a week teaching young golfers the basics at the Grant Golf Course June 21-25. Participants were (Top photo, front row, l-r): Jaden Dietlein, Esther Farritor, Tyler Thelander, Josh Johnston, Michael B...
  • Swimmers compete at Benkelman

    Benkelman Swim Meet June 26 Results Long freestyle, 15–18 yr. olds:  Derek Brueggeman, first, 198.00. Medley relay, boys 14 and under: Perkins County, fourth, 102.10. Medley relay, boys 18 and under: Perkins County, first 64.11.  Butterfly, ...
  • School employees attend nutrition conference

    “Share the Key to Healthy Child Nutrition” was the theme of the Nebraska School Nutrition Association’s 53rd annual state conference held in Kearney June 27-30. Attending the conference were Maria Johnson and Tammy Wid, Perkins County Schools emp...
  • Seeking

    Chamber is actively seeking nominations for a Grand Marshal who will lead this year’s fair parade, which is quickly approaching. The theme of the fair scheduled for the end of July is, “The Good Ol’ Days.” Fair board members have been busy ar...
  • Help choose the Good Neighbor

    One outstanding individual is designated each year at fair time as Perkins County’s Good Neighbor. It’s time to send in nominations for that honor, which is sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and The Grant Tribune-Sentinel. The selected Good N...
  • 2010 Olympic gold medalist visits fans in Grant

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Fans lined up at Pinnacle Bank in Grant last Wednesday to sneak a peek at Curt Tomasevicz, get his autograph and enjoy refreshments.  The 2010 Olympic bobsled gold medalist and native Nebraskan visited the bank in both ...
  • Come have a good ol’ time during “The Good Ol’ Days” 2010 Perkins County Fair

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor  A full week of activities is scheduled for the 2010 Perkins County Fair.  The fair board has been busy putting together an event calendar that is sure to entertain patrons in and around the county July 26-31.  4-H’...
  • Senior center holds table setting contest

    Nine table settings were on display at the Perkins County Senior Center during the week of June 21-25. Of the nine, seven were judged by the public and two were for display only. Three of the tables used children’s dishes. Winning the contest was Dolo...
  • Fireworks donations continue

    $10 and under—three inch shell: Vernon Mailand, Carmen Richmond, Kay Cheney, Deaver Computer.  $11-$20—four inch shell: Miranda Holscher, Dennis and Linda Erickson, Jerry and Gloria Styskal, Jene Tickle, Edwin and Lavonna Krajewski, Devonna Allen...
  • Celebrating the Fourth in Style

      The communities of Perkins County along with friends and family both near and far came together Sunday, July 4th to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Katie Miyamoto found herself a comfortable spot to eat a hotdog and watch the crowd at lunchtime. ...
  • Candidates must file soon for November election

    Filing Deadlines: November General Election (Village Trustees/ESU) • Incumbent Deadline: July 15 • Non-Incumbent Deadline: Aug. 2 Candidates for November Perkins County Attorney: Richard H. Roberts-incumbent. Perkins County Assessor: Bonnie Ap...
  • New pumper truck joins Grant’s fire equipment fleet

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Replacing their old pumper at least 10 years beyond the federal standard recommended time frame, the Grant Volunteer Fire Department is the proud owner of a new four-door pumper truck.  Arriving in time for the Four...
  • A wonderful day at the Grant Airport

    Dear Editor: With Leon and Charlotte Kumor and families, promotion by Experimental Aircraft Association and assistance by Ted Tietjen, the “Celebration of the American Spirit” was held Sunday at the Grant Airport. Starting a wonderful day at 9 a.m...
  • The fruits of the Church

    Dear Editor: Over two thousand years ago, a man posed a simple question. This simple question, this small query, this beautiful mystery, has, like the man who posed it, worked to transform our world.  This question has started and ended wars, saved ...
  • Harshest possible penalties handed down for NRD meter violations

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Landowners who were actively bypassing irrigation water flow meters will suffer the harshest penalty possible–permanent retirement of irrigation on the affected land.  In a special meeting Tuesday, June 22,...
  • Tom Terryberry selected chair of water sustainability task force

    Task force members urged to work together By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Tom Terryberry of Imper-ial will serve as the chair for Republican River Basin Water Sustainability Task Force.  Terryberry, who serves on the board of the Upper Re...
  • Harvest approaching­— overall crop is good

    Warm, dry weather in the past week has helped wheat ripen, but some producers are still encountering disease and crop damage from excess moisture. According to the USDA’s June 21 report, temperature for the week averaged 2 degrees below normal with h...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Tropical roots

    As some of you may know, my roots lie in Florida. Meaning that my biological mother, father and siblings are all from Florida.  In April of 2006 I, along with the baby in my belly, traveled to Florida to meet the rest of my biological family. One even...
  • Gallery door gets new look

    The most recent artist to decorate the door of Meadowlark Gallery in Grant was Carson Sletten. His rendition of a fishing pond welcomed visitors to the gallery during the month of June. Carson is a sixth grader at Perkins County Middle School, where his...